Blount Memorial Hospital is an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency with three (3) PGY1 Residency Positions. Pharmacists are responsible for providing evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams. Residents use medical informatics & management skills to improve medication use processes. Residents participate in drug formulary, medication use evaluations, provide medication & practice-related education and training. Residents gain in-depth experience in internal medicine, infectious diseases, critical care, oncology, nutrition therapy, emergency medicine, practice management, informatics, medication safety, drug information, pharmacokinetics and ambulatory care. Teaching opportunities include participation in an optional teaching & learning certificate program, teaching in inpatient & outpatient inpatient settings, as well as teaching pharmacy students from several universities. Opportunities for didactic opportunities are available. Communication skills are sharpened with multiple medication use evaluations, formulary reviews, journal clubs, & formal lectures. We will develop you into an outstanding clinical Pharmacist with strong leadership skills. Our well-rounded program provides the knowledge and experience that pharmacy practitioners need to face challenges in today's complex health care systems, while also providing essential skills to meet the practice demands of the future.
We utilize PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Application Service) for applying to our residency program and the required information should be completed before January 1, 2024.
Blount Memorial Hospital is the first and only healthcare system in Tennessee to pass Mayo Clinic's rigorous review process and become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
Jessica Brinkley, PharmD, BCPS
PGY1 Residency Director
Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator
Blount Memorial Hospital
907 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Maryville, TN 37804
The information below is required prior to an on-site interview:
Anticipated completion of PharmD degree with eligibility for Tennessee licensure
Academic transcripts from your pharmacy school (college transcripts from work done prior to pharmacy school are not necessary)
Cover letter expressing your interest in our Residency Program
Three references with at least 2 from clinical rotation preceptors (utilizing PhORCAS format). Recommendation writers should be instructed to provide detailed comments and examples on these five domains, at a minimum:
Clinical problem solving skills
Ability to work with peers
Ability to time manage
Possible pre-interview with Skype, FaceTime, or other web-based media (to be determined after full application reviewed)
Completion of on-line application at blountmemorial.org (to be completed after the Match process is complete)
Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tennessee is a comprehensive, short-term acute care facility. It is licensed for 304 beds, plus 76 skilled nursing beds and 92 assisted living beds. Operated out of one of the newest and most modern facilities in Tennessee, Blount Memorial Hospital uses extensive state-of-the-art technology. Our facilities include the James N. Proffitt Center for Surgical Medicine, Family Birthing Center, Emotional Health and Recovery Center, Wellness Centers at Springbrook and Cherokee, Transitional Care Center, Morning View Village Senior Community, Cherokee therapy centers, Cancer Center, Weight Management Center, Outpatient Surgery Center and East Tennessee Medical Group. Blount Memorial Hospital is a TJC Certified Stroke Center. Over 200 physicians comprise the active staff at Blount Memorial Hospital, and an additional 120 comprise consulting staff.